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by newcomer
Wed 16 Nov, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Leisure and Entertainment
Topic: The Whistling Duck - Closed
Replies: 12
Views: 9138

Re: The Whistling Duck - Closed

Oh no I was about to book it for Saturday as the in-laws were coming. It was their favourite place around Hertford. Fine dining and the kids could run outside on the decking by the river. Any suggestions for equivalent places?
by newcomer
Fri 21 Oct, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: The End of Pay & Display
Replies: 27
Views: 17171

Re: The End of Pay & Display

"Only one 30 minute ticket per day"

Hmm, that is not an improvement for users and will cause no end of knock on problems! :evil:

Do we know if the T&Cs are the same for all car parks, i.e. London Road?
by newcomer
Mon 26 Sep, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Housing
Topic: District Plan Pre-submission draft
Replies: 6
Views: 3973

Re: District Plan Pre-submission draft

"the provision of enhanced bus services to support travel to and from new urban extensions to the town will provide
links wth the two existing railway stations and the central bus station."

I hope there still will be a central bus station by then!
by newcomer
Fri 16 Sep, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Waitrose at Van Hages
Replies: 16
Views: 12006

Re: Waitrose at Van Hages

Waitrose halting new stores nationwide

This seems like another nail in the coffin. Now can we stop the disastrous planned closing of the bus station?
by newcomer
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Housing
Topic: Old Waters Garage Houses
Replies: 13
Views: 9253

Old Waters Garage Houses

I assume these will be on the old Garage site in North Road:

House 1
House 2
House 3
by newcomer
Tue 21 Jun, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Red Kite in Hornsmill
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

Red Kite in Hornsmill

There was a Red Kite (the bird!) circling above Hornsmill playground on Saturday. Quite a sight. I see from wikipedia that you do get them in Hertfordshire.
by newcomer
Tue 17 May, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Housing
Topic: Proposed changes to conservation area
Replies: 1
Views: 2684

Proposed changes to conservation area

This link to East Herts lays out proposed changes to Hertford Conservation Area. There is a public meeting and exhibition on Wednesday June 1 from 7pm-9pm at the Mill Bridge Rooms about this.

I guess this is a signpost to which areas they want to redevelop next.
by newcomer
Fri 13 May, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Housing
Topic: Industrial Estate residential and care home
Replies: 17
Views: 10390

Re: Industrial Estate residential and care home

I stopped by just after 5pm and it was well attended. Clearly they are aware that a big sticking point will be the single access point from Ware Road as one of the display boards had comparisons of other new builds with plans and pictures in Hertford and the top of the keys for the plans all had: “1...
by newcomer
Mon 09 May, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Housing
Topic: Industrial Estate residential and care home
Replies: 17
Views: 10390

Re: Industrial Estate residential and care home

The letter I got has the same text but also had a map of Caxton Hill on it.

I assumme "potential care home" is like "potential hotel"? ;)
by newcomer
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Proposed Waste Incinerator
Replies: 4
Views: 2964

Re: Proposed Waste Incinerator

Darcy Sarto wrote:Yes - there will, inevitably, be a clamour from concerned citizens frightened that toxins released from evil incinerators will cause all sorts of science fiction type health issues.
The more reasoned objections are usually more to do with the volume and timing of lorries going to and fro.